SHG - Self Help Group
Self Help Group (SHG) Movement in India has been recognized as an effective strategy for mobilization and empowerment of rural people, particularly poor women and other marginalized groups. SHG at Bon Secours, promotes saving and teaches financial management skills. It provides access to saving and credit services leading to improvement in living standards. Further SHG encourages community coherence. It also provides a platform for sharing knowledge and skills.